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Bachelor of Statistics

Australian National University

CRICOS provider number: 00120C TEQSA provider ID: PRV12002

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About

It is estimated that 2.5 exabytes of data are generated every single day, with the accumulated amount of data doubling every 18 months, and that 90% of all data ever gathered was produced within the last two years. Statistics opens the door to understanding our world through the exploration of data and the modelling of uncertainty. What's more, statistics is critical for every discipline in which data plays a role, and in responding to the world's biggest challenges, such as climate change, terrorism, health and medicine, and global economic conditions.

Areas of study

Applied statistics, probability and stochastic processes, statistical data analysis, theoretical statistics.

Career opportunities

Applied research, academic research, business analysis, policy development/evaluation within the government sector.

Professional recognition

Designed to meet the professional requirements of the Statistical Society of Australia.

Honours

Available as an additional year, subject to progress requirements.

Fees and charges

The Australian Government pays part of the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Information about ANU student contributions.

Essential requirements for admission

Co-curricular or service experience (Year 12 or IB applicants only): Applicants must demonstrate at least two of the following seven skills: community engagement, inclusion and awareness of diversity, communication, leadership, personal responsibility, teamwork, creative and critical thinking. Check if you meet the ANU co-curricular or service requirement.

Prerequisites

ACT: Specialist Mathematics (major/minor). NSW: Mathematics Extension 1.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Minimum selection rank: 80.00. Due to the competitive nature of our admissions process, we cannot guarantee entry to applicants who meet the minimum selection rank for their preferred program.

Recommended studies: ACT: Specialist Mathematics (double major). NSW: Mathematics Extension 2.

Other applicants

Refer to the ANU general admission criteria.

Student profile

View the ANU student profile.

Further information

View all details of this course on the ANU website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2023 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.

Abbreviations

– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

Course updates
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Combined options
ANU flexible double degree options allow you to create your own study program.